fascism

The State by Franz Oppenheimer

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Amazon.com
Article Type: 
Book Review
Published Date: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
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http://www.amazon.com/review/R1ZT7VB28AB4I1/ref=cm_cr_pr_viewpnt#R1ZT7VB28AB4I1

The State by Franz Oppenheimer (1864-1943) was recommended to me years ago by friends as a Libertarian classic of political science. However, having just finished this tome, I now suspect that some of them did not actually read the book, but instead only read passages from it.

The Political Spectrum (Part I): The Totalitarian Left from Communism to Social Democracy

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Article
Published Date: 
Wednesday, September 28, 2011

The "Right" versus "Left" convenient but capricious political arrangement came from the seating position of delegates to the National Assembly during the French Revolution, but it is at times a confusing concept and too often subject to media and academic bias and even misinformation. I have found it easier to have a political spectrum based on degrees of government control.